Governor Abba Kabir Yusuf of Kano State has pleaded with philanthropists within the state to draw inspiration from the remarkable deeds of Alhaji Auwalu Abdullahi Rano (A.A Rano) and Alhaji Abubakar Muhammad Ala Agege’s philanthropic gesture to Islamic Religion in the state
The Governor’s plea came during the inauguration of the new Juma’a mosque constructed by Alhaji A.A Rano and the launch of the Hajara Abdullahi Secondary School’s construction project in Rano town. Additionally, the rebuilding of the Juma’a mosque in Kumurya town by Alhaji Ala Agege was initiated.
Represented by his Deputy, Comr. Aminu Abdussalam Gwarzo, Governor Yusuf underscored his administration’s unwavering commitment to enhancing the welfare of Kano’s residents.
He revealed forthcoming plans to support religious activities in the state, signaling an imminent positive transformation in this domain.
Governor Yusuf applauded the philanthropic spirit of A.A Rano and Alhaji Ala Agege, who have used their wealth to advance the cause of Islam and extend assistance to those in need.
Speaking earlier, His Highness, the Emir of Rano Emirate, Amb. Kabiru Muhammad Inuwa, delivered a heartfelt message urging those who have been blessed with resources to follow the shining example set by these two men, particularly during these challenging economic times.
In their separate statements, Alhaji A.A Rano and Alhaji Ala Agege expressed gratitude to God for affording them the opportunity to serve Islam and pledged their commitment to perpetuating their contributions to the faith.
The event featured prominent dignitaries, including the President of the National Jibwis Association, Sheikh Abdullahi Bala Lau, and the Chairman of the Council of Northern Scholars of the North of the country, Sheikh Ibrahim Khalil, alongside leading scholars from various parts of the nation.